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NBA roundup

Associated Press
NBA roundup ….
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. ó Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers build a big lead in a 93-81 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
The Lakers took the lead with an 11-0 run midway through the first quarter, started the second ahead by 12, had an 18-point lead at halftime and a 21-point cushion after three quarters.
Los Angeles closed a trip with a four-game winning streak and an NBA-best 22-4 record.
Celtics 122, Timberwolves 104
BOSTON ó Paul Pierce scored 29 points and hit all six of his 3-point attempts, and Boston finished with a season high in points two nights after snapping an 11-game win streak.
Grizzlies 102, Nuggets 96
MEMPHIS, Tenn. ó Zach Randolph had 32 points and a career-high 24 boards, the highest rebound total in the league this season.
Carmelo Anthony finished with 41 points for Denver.
Trail Blazers 102, Heat 95
MIAMI ó Brandon Roy scored 11 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 for Portland, which trailed by six with 51/2 minutes remaining.
Raptors 98, Hornets 92
TORONTO ó Chris Bosh had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Andrea Bargnani had 13 points and 11 boards.
Chris Paul finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Hornets.


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